San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – The Boston Red Sox continued to be
active on Thursday, as they signed right-hander Justin Masterson to a one-
Boston also acquired righty Rick Porcello from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday
and are apparently working toward a deal that would also land them lefty Wade
USA Today reported that Masterson will earn $9 million this season.
Masterson started his career with the Red Sox and pitched parts of two seasons
there before being sent to Cleveland for Victor Martinez in 2009.
The 29-year-old sinkerballer was an All-Star for the Tribe in 2013, but
struggled last season and was eventually dealt to St. Louis at the non-waiver
trade deadline. He was 7-9 combined last season with a 5.88 ERA in 28 games
Masterson is 60-72 lifetime with a 4.24 ERA in 240 games (175 starts) for the
Red Sox, Indians and Cardinals.